Is Knee Mobility Really Important?
The knee is a modified simple hinge joint, but it is far from simple. It is the largest joint in the human body and it connects the upper thigh to the lower leg allowing the lower leg to bend and extend. This is the simple part. What makes the knee more versatile is its rotational…Read More
Importance of Knee Movement
Why should you worry about your knee? The knee is a transitional point between the hip and the ankle. It is a hinge joint capable of flexion and extension (bending and straightening), as well as a small amount of internal and external rotation known as the “screw home mechanism.” This biomechanically refers to the 15…Read More
Should I Stretch or Strengthen for Back Pain?
If you search for ‘low back pain relief’ or “low back exercises’, you might find yourself in a never-ending vortex of proposed solutions, but no concrete answers. One of the more problematic concepts today is that certain things are “healthy.” Think of food fads – 10 years ago coconut water was the epitome of health,…Read More